Topic:†Nurture Your Spirit With The Word
Text:†And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works (2 Timothy 3:15-17).
E very Christian needs to learn and understand the Word of God; without studying the Word, youíll never know it. 1 Peter 2:2 says, ďAs newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby.Ē You have to hear the Word; you have to be taught, and then search the Scriptures for yourself,
Thereíre people who know so much about everything else, but know nothing about the Word of God; and thatís terrible. The most important thing about you is your spirit; thatís the real you. When everything in this world is over, your spirit will live on, which means your spirit is eternal. Itís therefore important that the spirit is trained and nurtured by the Word. Your spirit was recreated by the Word, and can only be sustained by the Word.
The human spirit must be educated to know and relate with spiritual verities. Itís one of the reasons the teaching of the Word of God in the Church is so important; itís for the development of your spirit. If you follow the teaching of the Word of God, and also have times of personal meditation, your mind will surely be enlightened, your spirit will be lifted, Nurture Your Spirit With The Word WEDNESDAY 15 and youíll be strengthened in the things of God. More so, itíll make your spirit an accurate guide, because heís able to receive light from God; ideas and thoughts thatíll make you creative and excellent in all you do.
Understand that the highest potential of the human nature isnít in the mind but in the spirit. So, keep educating your spirit with the Word. Discipline yourself to have, and follow, a very healthy and robust Word-study programme, with definite times of meditation
PRAYER: †Dear Father, thank you for the opportunity and joy of being inspired, taught, educated, trained, and nurtured in and by the Word. Iím built up, strengthened, and energised by your Word today, as always, for the ever-winning, victorious, and triumphant life, in Jesusí Name. Amen.
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